Employee Benefits

We understand how important it is for you to provide your employees with the best dental, vision and hearing plans. It’s important to us, too. Whether working with HR directors and benefits administrators, or with brokers and producers—we’re focused on making the complicated world of benefits less complicated and more fulfilling. We invite you to explore our site and find out how we’re doing that every day.

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How to Help Employees Cope with Financial Stress and Medical Expenses

Americans are stressed over finances. Nearly 50 percent live paycheck to paycheck. Many find it difficult to balance health care expenses with the costs of basic necessities like food, housing, and utilities. Studies show that financial concerns can impact health, job performance and work relationships. Here’s how employers can help employees cope with financial stress … Read Full Article

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How to Help Employees Experience Financial Well-being

American adults face a complex problem: Pay off debt or save for retirement. People have many reasons why they don’t put money away for their golden years. Two common explanations are a lack of awareness of their retirement needs and their obligations to paying off personal debts, especially student loans. Increasingly, employers are stepping up … Read Full Article

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5 Tips on Finding and Keeping Great Employees

Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to attract talented workers and keep positions filled. In every industry, there are open jobs. Prospective employees can be selective in accepting an offer. If a job doesn’t match employees’ expectations, they are likely to leave within a short time. People want to work for employers who care about … Read Full Article

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20 Common Health Care and Insurance Terms Explained

When reviewing medical information or your insurance benefits, you may notice many unfamiliar terms. Some may be easy to figure out, but others are unclear. Here’s an explanation of 20 common health care and insurance terms. Premium – This is a fee you pay to participate in a health care insurance plan. If you sign … Read Full Article

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Can the Foods You Eat Affect Your Hearing?

It’s natural to experience hearing loss as you age. But, hearing experts have wondered whether there are lifestyle factors, such as dietary habits, that could lower the risk of hearing loss. Over the past 22 years, researchers studied this question and found surprising results. Here’s an update on how the foods you eat can affect … Read Full Article

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4 Unexpected Ways Benefits Can Encourage Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a hot topic that weighs heavy on the minds of business leaders. Research shows that engaged employees outperform those that are not by 202 percent. There are many reasons why employees decide to stay at a job or seek a different job opportunity. But, a key contributing factor is the benefits they … Read Full Article

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Being a Great Workplace is Vital to Your Success

The most successful organizations know the value of good employees and go to great lengths to make their relationship with employees as valuable as possible. This helps them retain their best employees and develop a reputation that makes recruiting easier. Organizations that compete for talented workers recognize the importance of having a reputation as an … Read Full Article